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Tad Sae Waterfall

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Address: Luang Prabang, Laos
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Full-Day Nam Khan River Kayaking and Tad Sae Waterfall Tour from Luang Prabang
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A stunning waterfall in the middle of a rain forest

The waterfall is really beautiful, it was too cold for me to swim but I really enjoyed walking through nature . The water is crystal bleu and must be gorgeous to swan in it in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Carlotta C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Only went for the zip lining because we are opposed to elephant riding (the elephants looked absolutely miserable). The zip line was pretty fun but pricey ($35) for the 30-45 min experience. Afterwards we walked up to see both "waterfalls" but unfortunately they were stagnant and mostly dried up. Not nearly as pretty as Kuang Si. The worst part of... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Touristy, loaded with selfie-snapping tourists, and not spectacular as falls go. Popular with backpackers who want to take a dip on hot days.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The waterfall is really beautiful, it was too cold for me to swim but I really enjoyed walking through nature . The water is crystal bleu and must be gorgeous to swan in it in summer time

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there yesterday, and it's just not worth it in the dry season - there was no real space to swim (you could stand in the water up to your knees maybe), and there is no real 'current'. For the dry season, they have installed a water pipe, which kills the romance a bit but makes perfect sense of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked up the side paths past the restaurants and first pools,to find a completely untouched and really nice area where to bathe, swim, dive, etc. Really great find, and only a fraction as busy as the area you first find when you get there. How to get to the waterfalls. We rented motorbikes, drove up to the Nam Kham... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a nice place to take a swim so long as you go when the water level is high. ask around town if the falls are full or empty.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If it is full of water, it will be the nice fall too to visit. We didn't see much water in the fall and the main attraction become the elephant riding and zip line.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got a tuk tuk from Luang Prabang (a hard negotiation for 2 people but still in my opinion a bit too much), arrived at Tad Sae - we had to get a speed boat to the waterfalls (which was actually quite good fun) but we were charged for the boat and then entry. Every step, more money. The waterfalls... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The only good thing about this place is the fun boat ride there. The waterfalls are very underwhelming with big pipes coming down giving it a man made feel. They've also got three monkeys in small cages who are clearly distressed.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So, we went to the park after a morning with the elephant village. This was a tour and actually the first of which we took in Laos. We were 3 adults and 2 children. Our advice is to arrange the rip without the tour companies as its a little bit of a rip off. It's combined trip, and not great... More 

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